LeBron James glides to the hoop as Dallas' Shawn Marion, Brian Cardinal get back late on defense. James finished with 37 points, 10 rebounds, six assists with two steals and two blocks as the Heat opened with a convincing win. Photo: Ronald Martinez, Getty Images
MIAMI (AP) - LeBron James is No. 1 again - this time, in jersey sales.
The NBA says its reigning MVP has the league's best-selling jersey over the last eight months. It's the third time the Miami Heat star has been atop the list, based on sales at the NBA Store in New York and NBAStore.com.
James was No. 4 in the most recent rankings, released in April. He says he gives "all of the credit to the fans."
The NBA champion Heat had two top-sellers, with Dwyane Wade at No. 7. After James, the best-selling jerseys were Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City, Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers, New York's Carmelo Anthony, Chicago's Derrick Rose and Boston's Rajon Rondo.
The Knicks were the top-selling team for the first time since December 2004, one spot ahead of the Heat.
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